Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to India

SFO — DEL
Dec 6 — Dec 131

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to India?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 22% on flights from San Francisco to India compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,444. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,601.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to India?

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to India from San Francisco. Prices for January average $1,316 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $752. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a January flight can save you 40% on your journey compared to booking in July

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to India (SFO - IN)?

When flying from San Francisco to India, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to India in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SFO to India flights for December, January
Dec 3 - Dec 14
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San Francisco

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

1 stop

26h 40m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

23h 25m
$1,019

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 11/28

Dec 7 - Dec 13
SFO

San Francisco

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

34h 05m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

30h 40m
$1,034

American Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

Dec 31 - Jan 30
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San Francisco

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

28h 00m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

22h 30m
$1,047

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11/28

San Francisco to India 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to India from San Francisco found for this year
Dec 3 - Dec 14
SFO

San Francisco

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

1 stop

26h 40m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

23h 25m
$1,019

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 11/28

Dec 7 - Dec 13
SFO

San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

34h 05m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

30h 40m
$1,034

American Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

Dec 31 - Jan 30
SFO

San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

28h 00m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

22h 30m
$1,047

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11/28

Cheap American Airlines flights from San Francisco to India

Apr 29 - Oct 15
SFO

San Francisco

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

27h 00m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

35h 22m
$722

American Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

Apr 28 - Oct 11
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San Francisco

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

21h 52m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 31m
$772

American Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

Dec 7 - Dec 13
SFO

San Francisco

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

34h 05m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

30h 40m
$1,034

American Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

Cheap Singapore Airlines flights from San Francisco to India

Apr 26 - May 10
SFO

San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

29h 40m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

24h 15m
$603

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Apr 15 - Apr 24
SFO

San Francisco

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

29h 40m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

37h 10m
$653

Singapore Airlines

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Apr 21 - May 3
SFO

San Francisco

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

29h 40m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

24h 15m
$659

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 11/28

Non-stop flights to India from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to India direct flight deals
May 1 - May 31
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San Francisco

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Bengaluru Intl

Nonstop

17h 55m
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Bengaluru Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

16h 10m
$673

Air India

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Deal found 11/28

Apr 10 - May 10
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San Francisco

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Bengaluru Intl

Nonstop

17h 55m
BLR

Bengaluru Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

16h 10m
$686

Air India

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Deal found 12/1

Apr 4 - May 4
SFO

San Francisco

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Bengaluru Intl

Nonstop

17h 55m
BLR

Bengaluru Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

16h 10m
$693

Air India

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Deal found 11/28

Last minute flights from San Francisco to India

Late deals on return flights to India from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Dec 7 - Dec 13
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San Francisco

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

34h 05m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

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San Francisco

1 stop

30h 40m
$1,034

American Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

Dec 8 - Dec 29
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San Francisco

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

21h 20m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

23h 20m
$1,057

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Dec 7 - Dec 13
SFO

San Francisco

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

34h 05m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

29h 52m
$1,109

American Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

One-way flights to India from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to India
May 3
SFO

San Francisco

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

29h 40m
$302

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 12/1

Apr 26
SFO

San Francisco

BLR

Bengaluru Intl

1 stop

21h 50m
$302

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

May 10
SFO

San Francisco

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

29h 40m
$308

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 11/28

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to India flights.

What airports serve San Francisco to India flights?

Passengers who are planning a trip to India from San Francisco will leave the state at San Francisco International Airport. It is 13 miles from the center of the city and offers flights throughout America, as well as to Asia and Europe. This is the second busiest airport in the area after Los Angeles International Airport and is the seventh busiest in the entire United States. The airport where travelers touch down will vary based on where you are going. Those visiting Visakhapatnam will land in Visakhapatnam Airport while those going to Ahmedabad are going to come down in Ahmedabad Airport.

Which airlines fly directly from San Francisco to India?

Unfortunately, due to the distance of this flight, there are currently no direct, nonstop flights from San Francisco to India. However, passengers have a huge number of flights to choose from with one or more stops along the way. Some of the destinations to choose from in India include Amritsar, Chennai, Mumbai, and New Delhi. Those going to New Delhi can choose a flight with one stop or a flight with additional flights. Most of the time the flights with at least two stops are going to be less expensive than those with only one.

What are the stopover options between San Francisco to India?

Some of the airlines that offer stopover flights to India from San Francisco include Turkish Airlines, Air China, and China Southern. Those looking for the least expensive option are likely going to have two or three stops before reaching the destination. One of the flights available stops in both Wuhan Airport and Guangzhou Airport in China before reaching New Delhi. These flights often have only one stop in places like London Heathrow Airport, Dubai Airport, or Istanbul Airport.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from San Francisco to India?

Travelers from San Francisco into India will need to have a passport as well as a visa. The passport needs to be valid for at least 180 days and should have two or more blank pages.

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to India?

Located just 11.8 mi from the city center, San Francisco (SFO) is the airport most travelers will use when flying to India from San Francisco.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to India have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from San Francisco to India that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air India, Qatar Airways, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to India for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to India for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $603, but on average you can expect to pay $680.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to India for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to India under $700. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to India is less than $735.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to India for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to India within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

How popular is this San Francisco to India flight route?

The San Francisco to India flight path was viewed by 1,125 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular routes from San Francisco to India?

When deciding which route to take from San Francisco to India consider San Francisco - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl, San Francisco - Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl or San Francisco - Bengaluru Intl as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to India?

Consider Undisclosed Carrier, Jet Airways or American Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to India.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to India?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Francisco to India? While on average our users pay $3,841, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $517. The most popular route (San Francisco - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl), is priced around $659.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from San Francisco to India?

There are a good number of eco-friendly airlines that provide flights to India from San Francisco, including Virgin Atlantic. Regarded as one of the most eco-conscious airlines globally, Virgin Atlantic has a broad range of environmentally friendly programs. These programs include "Change is in the Air," a program aimed at making their ground operations incredibly efficient, and their Responsible Supplier Policy, which ensures that they only buy from environmentally conscious vendors. Japan Airlines is another eco-friendly airline that offers flights to India from San Francisco. As a company keen on bringing down its emissions, Japan Airlines has heavily invested in researching sustainable aviation fuel made from plant-based ingredients. It has also been replacing its old planes with modern, more fuel-efficient aircraft.

How can I fly more sustainably from San Francisco to India?

To fly more sustainably from San Francisco to India, you should book a seat on a direct flight because flights with layovers typically use more jet fuel than direct flights. Another way you can attempt sustainable travel is by packing lightly; the less you bring on the plane, the less fuel your flight will use. Although direct flights and lighter flights consume less fuel, they still emit carbon, so even if you board a direct flight and pack lightly, you will still contribute to the production of harmful emissions. Thus, another eco-friendly habit you can employ is to calculate the amount of emissions you contributed on your flight and buy similar amounts of carbon offsets.

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to India

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to India choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Hong Kong AirlinesCheapest$505Average$890FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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VistaraCheapest$558Average$1,004FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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ANACheapest$599Average$1,449FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Japan AirlinesCheapest$610Average$1,498FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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Philippine AirlinesCheapest$610Average$704FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time60%COVID-19 safety
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Air FranceCheapest$657Average$1,007FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$683Average$1,359FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$709Average$1,015FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Jet AirwaysCheapest$717Average$1,178FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest$736Average$1,130FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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